University Day Picnic & Student Activities Fair

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September 12, 2017
3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Thompson Hall Lawn

Rain Date: September 13, 2017

Members of the campus community, and the surrounding communities of Durham, Lee and Madbury, celebrate the beginning of the new academic year with a picnic and outdoor festivities held on the lawn of Thompson Hall.

The University Day Campus Picnic and Student Activities Fair is a great way for UNH students to find ways to participate in the university community. Student organizations will be recruiting new members and UNH departments will be promoting their services and benefits to the campus community.

Free to all!

View the Internal Exhibitor Guidelines.
View the External Exhibitor Guidelines. 


Registration for Internal UNH recognized campus departments and organizations is now open. Register today!

Registration for external businesses is now open. Register today!


Volunteers will be needed to help with face painting, popcorn and cotton-candy machines, and more. Please contact Megan Brunelle '10, '11G at to get involved.

Dining Hall Information

Check back for additional information, including the UDay menu.

Main St. Traffic

Main Street will be closed between Edgewood Road and Garrison Avenue from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Traffic will be re-routed to Strafford Avenue.

Parking Information

If you are coming from off-campus, special arrangements have been made for this event to offer parking free of charge in A Lot (E:12) after 3:00 p.m. 

#MYUDAY Contest

Show us your UDay experience in one instagram post using #MyUDay and tag @unhstudents.

  • Try Something new
  • Discover a student org
  • Enjoy the UNH Dining BBQ

2015 Winners
Top Video: Dominguez $25 gift card to Young's Restaurant
Top Photo: Vitor Engelmann $25 gift card to The Works Bakery and Cafe
Second Place Photo: Megan English $20 gift card to Aroma Joe's 

See who won the 2014 contest!


Check back for a list of this year’s entertainment vendors.

Photo Galleries

View photos from previous years
2015 | 2014 


UNH Student Organizations, Departments and Programs or for General Questions
Contact Megan Brunelle 

Businesses and Non-UNH Organizations 
Contact Megan Brunelle 

University Recognition Questions for Student Organizations 
Contact Nate Hastings